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ROK Nat’l Assembly Speaker in Turkmenistan

By | July 24, 2023

As the ROK pursues parliamentary diplomacy in Central Asia, Turkmenistan has taken ROK National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo’s visit to Ashgabat as a chance to up its game in Central Asia-Korea parliamentary exchanges. 

North Korea, China pose rising cyber threat to South Korea: ROK Spy Agency

By | July 20, 2023

Mass credit card theft and DPRK Politburo shifts portend increased DPRK cyber threat to South Korea, says ROK intel.

Korea Chip 4 Alliance Member Most Vulnerable to China Tech Materials Restrictions 

By | July 18, 2023

Viewpoint: among Chip 4 alliance members, Korea will be hardest hit by China’s gallium and germanium export restrictions.

Walls and Windmills: “No Change” in Beijing’s Policies Toward Seoul

By | July 11, 2023

Wang Yi tells Ban Ki-moon China’s position toward Korea “has not changed”. Yet whether this is for good or for ill remains to be seen.

South Korea Needs To Break Its Russian Coal Habit: Report

By | June 28, 2023

The ROK has been an outlier among democracies in terms of reducing imports of Russian coal. This could be bad for Seoul, argues KITA.